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Old 12-06-2009, 09:56 PM
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I have a stock 2009 RAM QC 4X4 with the 5.7 Hemi. Single exuast. I want to make it sound better, and maybe get just a little more HP and MPG. What should i do with my $500?
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Try a cold air intake first.

Or, you can get a DiabloSport Predator programmer and wake up the HEMI!

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K&N Cold Air Intake is probably one of the most popular mods, needing one myself.

I have a Flowmaster Super 44 Single-In/Dual-Out Muffler with 4"x18" Rolled Edge Stainless exhaust tips....LOVE IT!!

A Programmer goes a long way. More HP and depending on what you get and how you drive it, more MPG is an option...lol...
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Welcome to the Ram Z from Alabama, I agree predator and maybe a Flowmaster
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Welcome to RamForumZ! Congrats on your truck and the windfall from mom! MADDOG has a couple good ideas for ya' there, so good luck and let us know what you do with it! Got any pics of your truck? That always helps get the creativity flowing, lol! When you get a chance, stop by the Newbie Checkin section and introduce yourself to the whole gang and get your official welcome wagon!!! Look forward to seeing you around and I hope you enjoy the board!

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Oh yea! Heres a pic. Only a cell phone pic.
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Welcome to the Z! Stop by the newbie section to get the official welcome. Now on to your question, a cold air intake and a new muffler, total that should round out to $500 and give you some good performance upgrades and some great sound too.
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I agree with CdnoilRAM ^^. Intake would give you more MPG and when you step on it you'll hear it sucking air back. And you'll get some MPGs
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